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WHEN:
DATE: 12/08/2023
TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 4 miles
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DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water!  Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, and carpooling directions.)

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Join us for a hike in the beautiful Coverdale Farm Preserve of Delaware Nature Society.

This hike will be limited to 20 people.  It will be led by one of the naturalists from the Delaware Nature Society

 We will walk around much of the property perimeter, and trails will be a combination of dirt lane and mowed grass trails.  The landscape is rolling hills with a few larger hills.  We will stop to see natural features, look for wildlife, and learn a bit about ecological management of this nature preserve.

Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Note: Carpooling with 3 or more in the car entitles hikers to have a chance to win WTC hats or t-shirts.

A donation of $5.00 in cash is requested.

Bring water and poles are recommended if you use them.

Register by clicking on “SEND YOUR BOOKING” at the bottom of the page.  If you subsequently need to cancel your reservation, log in, go to your bookings page, and click on “ACTIONS” and then “Cancel”.  You can access your bookings page from the bottom of this event page or from the menu: OVERALL > BOOKINGS > MINE.

LOCATION

WHERE:
Delaware Nature Society – Coverdale Farm Preserve

NEAREST ADDRESS:
543 Way Road
Wilmington,  DE 19807

EXACT COORDINATES:
39.809126, -75.637404

ONLINE DIRECTIONS:
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PARKING FEE:
Unknown

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
Yes

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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS:
From the intersection of Route 82 and Route 52, take Route 52 north 1.2 miles to left on Old Kennett Pike. Continue on Old Kennett Pike 0.9 miles to left on Way Road, Continue on Way Road about 0.5 miles to right into Coverdale Farm Preserve.


LOCATION NOTES:

Preserve trails and grounds are not open to public.  The 377-acre Coverdale Farm Preserve is comprised of 200 acres of nature preserve that is managed to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of Delaware.  Nestled alongside the preserve is a 177-acre working farm that showcases regenerative agriculture methods.  Farm livestock includes cows, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, and Thanksgiving Turkeys. In addition to a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, the produce, meat, and other products produced on the farm help feed our community and the planet. Coverdale Farm’s regenerative agriculture practices lead to healthier soil and minimize the impact of farming on the land. Coverdale Farm offers panoramic views of rolling countryside, vegetable gardens, a professional kitchen for culinary classes. Program offerings include farm-based and natural history programs and seasonal events.

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FUTURE HERE:
DNS Coverdale Hike - 07/18/2024 - 9:00am-11:30am
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